# How do you solve 5/12=20/g?

##### 1 Answer
Mar 2, 2018

$g = 48$

See below.

#### Explanation:

$\frac{5}{12} = \frac{20}{g}$

$\frac{5 g}{12} = 20 \text{ }$ (multiply by $g$)

$5 g = 20 \cdot 12 \text{ }$ (multiply by $12$)

$g = \frac{20 \cdot 12}{5} \text{ }$ (divide by $5$ on both sides)

$g = 4 \cdot 12$

$g = 48$